Residents wearing masks during the Covid-19 pandemic contributed to flu cases becoming “almost extinct”, Hospital Authority’s Dr Michael Wong says. Photo: Edmond So
Residents wearing masks during the Covid-19 pandemic contributed to flu cases becoming “almost extinct”, Hospital Authority’s Dr Michael Wong says. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong could face bigger flu outbreak this winter due to weakened immunity amid Covid-19 pandemic, authorities warn

  • Residents wearing masks during Covid-19 pandemic contributed to flu cases becoming ‘almost extinct’, Hospital Authority’s Dr Michael Wong says
  • ‘If an outbreak of influenza emerges this year, it may be more serious than before,’ he adds

Residents wearing masks during the Covid-19 pandemic contributed to flu cases becoming “almost extinct”, Hospital Authority’s Dr Michael Wong says. Photo: Edmond So
Residents wearing masks during the Covid-19 pandemic contributed to flu cases becoming “almost extinct”, Hospital Authority’s Dr Michael Wong says. Photo: Edmond So
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